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Geographical diffusion theory.

John C. Hudson

Geographical diffusion theory.

by John C. Hudson

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Published by Department of Geography. Northwestern University in Evanston (Ill.) .
Written in English


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SeriesStudies in geography -- 19.
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Open LibraryOL19031506M

  Preface vii Introduction xvii 1 Historical Background 1 Biometricians, Saltationists and Mendelians 1 The Hardy–Weinberg Law Full text of " (PDFy mirror)" See other formats

  Consists of sixteen papers highlighting the linguistic geography of Africa, covering, in particular, southern Africa with its Khoisan languages. This title discusses a range of phenomena to give an overview of the pattern of social, cultural, and linguistic interaction that This paper studies the barriers to the diffusion of development across countries over the very long run. We find that genetic distance, a measure associated with the amount of time elapsed since two populations' last common ancestors, bears a statistically and economically significant correlation with pairwise income differences, even when controlling for various measures of geographical

Diffusionism: The Biblical theory of human social origin was taken for granted in Renaissance thought (14 th century th century). The role diffusion played in cultural diversity was acknowledged, but could only be interpreted as the result of cultural decline from an “original Adamic condition” (Hodgen ).The Renaissance conception of a “Great Chain of Being,” the There have been various schools of thought in the history of geographical thought, and geographical determinism is one such school of thought that deals with the interaction between man and nature. Geographical determinism began with the major initial source of geographical explanation that based its theoretical positions on the notion that human activity was dependent on the physical


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In geography, the term diffusion refers to the spread of people, things, ideas, cultural practices, disease, technology, weather, and other factors from place to place. This kind of proliferation is known as spatial diffusion.

The three main types of this phenomenon Geographical diffusion theory. book expansion diffusion, stimulus diffusion, and relocation :// Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hudson, John C. Geographical diffusion theory.

Evanston, Ill., Dept. of Geography, Northwestern University, Using innovation diffusion theory and commercial experiences as admittedly imperfect general guides, one might modify Rogers’s heuristic model to incorporate some indication of risk and potential reward to the institution seeking to develop and diffuse innovative and transformative scientific research technologies and :// Innovation diffusion: Contemporary geographical approaches this book and so our concern will be with 'change' broadly conceived (Rogers, ation diffusion theory is related to other theories   Central place theory is a geographical theory that seeks to explain the number, size and location of human settlements in an urban system.

The theory was created by the german geographer walter christaller, who asserted that settlements simply functioned as Geographical diffusion theory.

book places' providing services to surrounding :// André Dauphiné, in Geographical Models with Mathematica, The reaction–diffusion theory and its generalization. The reaction– diffusion theory, conceived at the beginning of the 20th Century and then perfectioned by A.

Turing, takes up Heraclitus’ idea that any creation of forms is the product of a clash between twoA. Turing proposed to explain the Introduction: geographical diffusion vs. levelling This chapter is an attempt to bring out general tendencies in the regional dialect levelling which, it is Geographical diffusion theory (Northwestern University.

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in D Britain & J Cheshire (eds), Social dialectology. In honour of Peter Trudgill. John Benjamins, Amsterdam, pp. Ronald E. Goldsmith, Gordon R. Foxall, in The International Handbook on Innovation, Abstract: Diffusion of innovations is a theory that describes the spread of new things through social systems as they are adopted or rejected by individuals.

Innovativeness refers to interindividual differences in how people react to these new things and accounts for much of their success or :// /diffusion-of-innovation. The Diffusion of Innovations theory is concerned with the manner in which a new technological idea, product, technique, or a new use of an old one, moves from creation to use.

According to this theory, technological innovation is communicated through particular channels, over time, among the members of a social :// Book review: "The Colonizer's Model of the World: Geographical Diffusionism and Eurocentric History" by J.M.

Blaut. The Guilford Press; 1 edition (), pages. U$) Written two decades ago, "The Colonizer's Model of the World" was J.M. Numerous papers and books dedicated to this theory and to the models derived from, such as Turing activator-inhibitor model or their generalisation by Meinhardt.

As the creation of a chemical, its production and growth in time, is usually obtained by reaction, this theory is   The sociological theory of diffusion is the study of the diffusion of innovations throughout social groups and organizations.

The topic has seen rapid growth since the s, reflecting curiosity about the process of social change and "fueled by interest in institutional arguments and in network and dynamic analysis." One of the most important assertions in this book is Blaut's observation that much of academic thought is a 'tiny amount of explicit theory in a vast body of implicit assumptions.' That idea, more than any of the other in this book chock-full of novel, fiercely argued ideas, is This influential book challenges one of the most pervasive and powerful beliefs of our time--that Europe rose to modernity and world dominance due to unique qualities of race, environment, culture, mind, or spirit, and that progress for the rest of the world resulted from the diffusion of European civilization.

› Books › Science & Math › Earth Sciences. In cultural anthropology and cultural geography, cultural diffusion, as conceptualized by Leo Frobenius in his /98 publication Der westafrikanische Kulturkreis, is the spread of cultural items—such as ideas, styles, religions, technologies, languages—between individuals, whether within a single culture or from one culture to another.

It is distinct from the diffusion of innovations Buy Geographical diffusion theory by John C. Hudson online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at $ Shop  › Books › Social Science › Sociology. This influential book challenges one of the most pervasive and powerful beliefs of our time--that Europe rose to modernity and world dominance due to unique qualities of race, environment, culture, mind, or spirit, and that progress for the rest of the world resulted from the diffusion of European civilization.

Blaut persuasively argues that this doctrine is not grounded in the facts of ?id. Information diffusion theory is useful method for natural disaster risk assessment based on small sample even; it is a fuzzy approach to quantitative analysis of the probability of natural disaster risk.

Therefore, the information diffusion theory has unique advantages in natural. (v) Game theory. (vi) Diffusion models. (vii) Behavioural models. All the above-mentioned models/theories have been used to explain the locational aspects of the agricultural land use in some way or other.

But the von Thunen’s theory still has relevance because it has given a new thinking in geographical studies of the agricultural land use 1. The Identification and Consequences of the Diffusion of War 1 2.

The Context of Diffusion: Opportunity, Willingness, and Geography 21 3. The Diffusion of War across Space, 45 4. The Problem of Time in the Diffusion of War 73 5.

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